Street Fighter Legends: Chun-Li arrives in January

There's a new Street Fighter movie coming out, in case you haven't heard. And it centers around everyone's favorite repetitive kicker Chun-Li. Which of course means tie-ins! Debuting January 2009 will be Street Fighter Legends: Chun-Li will be a four-issue miniseries by Ken Siu-Chong and Omar Dogan of Street Fighter Legends: Sakura fame. The series will focus on a young Chun-Li on assignment with the Hong Kong police. Working with her partner Po-lin, she has a vendetta against the Shadaloo organization that she plans on executing. The series will also give readers a look at her father Dorai and Go Hibiki, the comic relief character (he's Dan's father, which is just plain awesome). Be sure to check it out if you're a fan of Street Fighter. Full press release below. UDON ENTERTAINMENT PRESS RELEASE SHE’S THE STRONGEST WOMAN IN THE WORLD... OF COMICS! Street Fighter® Legends: Chun-Li Spin-off Series Arrives in January Toronto, ON – Dec 2, 2008 – Having appeared in dozens of video games, and landing her own live action feature film next year, Chun-Li is undeniably among the most recognizable and popular girls of gaming. Beginning in January 2009 UDON will explore the roots of this high-kicking martial artist in Street Fighter® Legends: Chun-Li, a 4-issue miniseries by the Street Fighter Legends: Sakura team of Ken Siu-Chong and Omar Dogan. The series focuses on a younger Chun-Li and one of her earliest assignments for the Hong Kong police. Along for the ride will be her partner Po-lin, a young woman who has a very personal score to settle with the terrorist Shadaloo organization. Expect this pair of lovely ladies to get into car chases, shoot outs, and plenty of fisticuffs as they fight their way to the truth about Shadaloo’s latest scheme. But the cast isn’t made up exclusively of sexy female law officers! Fans will also get their first real looks at the lives of rarely-explored characters like Dorai, (Chun-Li’s father and fellow police officer) and Go Hibiki (the surprisingly competent father of everyone’s favorite walking joke, Dan). And, as always when dealing with Shadaloo, some well known boss characters will likely turn up to cause trouble! Street Fighter Legends Chun #1 goes on sale January 2009, featuring covers by Omar Dogan and Kevin Lau. For more updates stay tuned to